Trivia, Science, Events

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Trivia: Someone on Earth reports seeing a UFO every three minutes.
Sumo wrestling is the national sport in Japan.
Lights we can’t see from the Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC Radio. (Topics: ultaviolet, infrared, microwave, x rays, also discussed is photopic vision and the advantage of 20 minutes of sunlight and stayng till just before you burn).
http://www.wnyc.org/story/all-light-we-can-and-cant-see/

All events are free and in Brooklyn unless noted.
Tuesday, Aug. 15: Sunset Salsa with Talia, beginner Salsa dance lessons from 6:30-7:15 pm, DJs start the party at 7:15pm. Pier 45 at Christopher St, Hudson River Park, Manhattan. Bags will be checked at the entrance.

Honey Workshop & Tasting, 7 pm, $35. Enjoy a fun wildflower honey evening awakening your palate comparing two different east coast honeys — NYC (Brooklyn Grange) vs. Western Massachusetts (C&C Orchards) — with beekeeper and educator Carin Zinter. With cocktails, of course. The Farm on Adderley, 1108 Cortelyou Rd. between Stratford and Westminster Roads. http://www.thefarmonadderley.com

Wednesday, Aug. 16: Logan screening, R rated, dusk, generally around 8:30 pm, Pier 63 at W23rd St, Manhattan.

Marine Park oldies concert,
7:15 pm, Filmore Ave and Marine Parkway.
See ongoing seasonal tab at top.

Beetlejuice screening (’88). When a recently-deceased couple finds their now-vacant home invaded by an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them. Seating at 6:30pm, film at dusk (~8:30pm) – Pier I @ 70th St, riverside Park South, Manhattan.

See ongoing seasonal tab at top.

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